Baked Cod Recipe – tender and flaky cod fillets smothered in a lemon garlic sauce with a kiss of heat. A super tasty reduced-carb dinner in just twenty minutes!
Hello, new month! We’re opening the 1st week of March with a vibrant dinner dish (as promised in my final electronic mail) that is so perfect for this coming spring season and Ash Wednesday, which is in a couple of days for these of you who observe the Lenten Season.
The best element is that this baked cod doesn’t call for significantly work in the kitchen and comes prepared in just twenty minutes! Wohooo!
What Does Cod Fish Taste Like?
There are individuals few men and women that I know of that dislike cod. Yes, and I possibly have asked them “whhhyyyy” a million occasions! Cod fish is occasionally nicknamed as the “chicken of the sea” since of it’s white, lean, flaky meat and mild taste. It’s also probably the reason why most “fish ‘n chips” are often created with cod. With its mild taste, you could season it with whatever that fits your mood.
How to Choose the Ideal White Fish for a Recipe?
White fish is not an additional type of fish specie, but alternatively it refers to those fishes that are mildly-flavored (like the cod), rapid-cooking fish that are also price range-friendly. If a recipe calls for a white fish, you both acquire any of the following: cod, tilapia, catfish, bass, grouper and snapper – to mention some.
To decide on the best variety of fish for a recipe you have to follow some of these significantly simple steps:
- Go for the fresh ones. I generally buy fresh fish at a nearby seafood or fish market. You can do a quick sniff and purchase the least fishy-smelling ones.
- Take note of the thickness of the fish as the recipe calls for. The thickness is critical as it determines how long you’re supposed to cook it.
- If the fish isn’t automatically the star of the recipe (like shredding them for sliders or tacos or as meat chunks on a chowder, go with the affordable ones and you’ll thank me later.
- If all else fails, simply inquire the individual at the fish counter and tell them what dish you’re creating. They can usually manual you in choosing the appropriate kind of fish.
Can I use other variety of fish?
Yes, you can exchange Cod with Tilapia, Haddock, Pollack, Stripped Bass, Mahi-Mahi and Grouper fillets. Any lean white fish would turn out great with this sauce.
How Lengthy to Bake Cod?
Given that it is a lean variety of fish, Cod cooks genuinely speedily in a preheated 400 F oven. It need to take around ten-15 minutes to cook depending, of course, on the thickness of your fish fillet. For a 375 F oven, that would be all around 15 -20 minutes and about 25-thirty minutes in a 350 F oven.
Is it Secure to Eat Cod?
Truly, Cod is amongst the very best choices of fish that the FDA recommends to consume 2-three servings per week. You can refer to this chart right here for their healthier and risk-free recommendations on eating fish.
A lot more Tasty Fish Recipes
If you can’t uncover fresh cod though, frozen cod would function fine. Just make sure you thaw them and pat dry effectively before you lightly season it with salt and pepper. Serve this tasty baked cod with your option of rice or a green leafy salad.